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    September 6, 2010
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news. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning. thank you for joining us on this labor day, monday, september 6th. i am pam cook. >> good morning. i am dave clark. let's check your weather and traffic mark is in for steve paulson. good morning. >> good morning to you. happy labor day, beautiful weather for today. plenty of sunshine and temperatures soaring. here is the plan for today mostly sunny skies, temperatures this afternoon range from the 70s near the speed coastline, warmest locations inland how to mid-90s but we could soon be tracking a double digit cool down. sal has an update on traffic. good morning. >> good morning. right now traffic is looking pretty good here driving on 80 westbound out toward the macarthur maze. also this morning we are looking at the commute that is moving well in san francisco along northbound 101 approaching the 80 split.
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5:00, back to dave and pam. [ inaudible ] >> -- back to a landfill in the east bay. they are searching for the body of a man believed to be the 5th victim of last week's deadly rampage. kraig deb brois live in pittsburgh with all the details. >> good morning, dave, day 4 of that search begins in about thee hours from now. 35-year-old frederick salas has been missing since late august. police believe he is in a landfill here in pittsburgh. >> it is tedious, very tedious and time-consuming. >> reporter: police have marked off a square acre inside the landfill and using a backhoe to dig through tons of garbage. it includes three police officers and 12 volunteers, looking for a body and not a survivor. police say he was brought here unknowing lee by garbage collectors and they know who is
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responsible for his disappearance. the same man police believe murdered four other people and this man. he stole or borrowed one of their cadillacs. >> the debris here is related to the north shore business park. >> reporter: police say so far they have only found a piece of letterhead from the company where he used to work as a security guard. coming back i will tell you why they used a cadaver dog but will for the be using it again. >> last night friends and family members gathered in hercules to remember the four victims of that deadly rampage. >> about 100 people gathered at
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market hall in hercules, the grieving family members of his girlfriend were among those attending last night's memorial. a family friend read an emotional statement written by her son. >> we truly love our mom with all our hearts and we know she is looking over us this very moment. >> last night's vigil included one controversial decision. mourners lit 1 canneddal for the accused killer, organizers say their goal was to promote peace and understanding, not to judge the actions of others. >> 5:03. the chp wants to know why a teenage girl jumped out av moving car on a freeway. this happened on eastbound 80 near nearfield. investigators think she may have jumped out after an argument with her boyfriend. the girl was treated for minor
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written juries then released to her parents. her boyfriend is in jail this morning, he is facing charges of resisting arrest. concord police are searching for a woman paralyzed from the chest down and confineed to a wheelchair but this morning she is missing. claudine wopping is in concord now with more details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dave. yes, we do have a bit of a mystery on our happeneds this morning. i did talk to concord police this morning and they are still searching for this one-year-old woman who called 911 for help yesterday. now let's show you a picture of 21-year-old amanda sloane. she is 48 100 pounds and is in a wheelchair paralyzed from the waist down. she called 911 yesterday from the area we are. she told chp she had fallen out of her wheelchair and was having chest pains, they transferred that to the fire department and they went in
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search for her but it came up empty. they started a search. they set up a command post and 30 volunteers searched the area. but they have not seen her. it is still unclear if maybe she was able to call someone else for help or somehow was able to get somewhere and get help but certainly at this point police are worried about her and want to make sure she is okay. they are hoping anyone who might have seen her give them a call. we are going to stay on top of this and will keep in contact with the police department and let you know if there is any updates but certainly this is a mystery and they want to make sure she is okay. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> a livermore father is in jail this morning on suspicion of stabbing his 14-year-old son 11 times. it all happened yesterday when 48-year-old gary gomez took his wife, his son and his son's friends fishing open the bet thane reservoir, he became
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angry when one of the friends said he had to go home. investigators say when his son interfered gomez stabbed the boy 11 times with a fishing knife. the wife was stabbed also. none of the injuries are life- threatening. san francisco police are investigating the cause of a crash that killed two and injured three. the victims robbie mccam and nick parmento were recent graduates of oceana high. former graduates gathered and brought flowers and shared memories. >> it is heartbreaking for all of us. >> police say they were riding in a honda that turned perpendicular to traffic, when an oncoming toyota carrying three people crashed into the
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side of their car. the three victims were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police are trying to determine whether alcohol was a factor. >> incredible pictures. it is quiet but you still found a problem. right? >> that's right, on treat boulevard at jones, eastbound treat out towards concord, in fact in concord at jones road there is sean is an accident there. treat boulevard at jones road. chp on the scene there and some people are injured in concord. out to live pictures. westbound 80 that traffic looks okay out to the macarthur maze. no major problems this morning approaching the bay bridge toll mass a, which looks pretty good here coming into san francisco. remember chp is doing maximum enforcement. they actually have more officers on the road over these holiday weekends than they do
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normally. some of the officers that are usually riding a desk are out back behind the wheel so just be careful. they are driving the crown victoria. northbound 280 traffic looks good and here comes a car on the lift. it looks like it is going pretty fast. just take it easy out there. 5:07. good morning, mark tamayo. >> good morning. i can count the cars. today the big headline is this, temperatures warming up for today. plenty of sunshine. temperatures 70s to the 90s, easily the warmest day of the upcoming period. with this pattern in place fire danger on the increase. no red flag warnings but still elevated fire danger for the north bay hills and east bay hills for today. current numbers most of the region in the 50s, san francisco 55, livermore though 60, san jose 59, concord 57. high pressure strengthens today, offshore winds and a fog
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free forecast. those readings back up into the 70s. look what happens, though beginning tomorrow and also into wednesday, a significant drop off in those readings as the system moves in from the north and temperatures easily by wednesday only in the low 70s and there could be enough moisture with this it is a fairly good bit of drizzle first thing wednesday morning and there is even the slight chance of a few sprinkles scattered around the bay area, only a minimal chance but something we will keep an eye on by midweek, the main impact a significant drop off in those readings at least the couple of days actually be gink tomorrow. warming up by lunchtime. by 4:00 this afternoon sunshine, that sea breeze kicks in, look at these numbers san francisco 82. nasto 90, antioch mid-90s at 95. san jose upper 80s and mountain view tops out at 85. so today pretty warm to hot. you can see what happens though with temperatures really cooling off into tuesday, barely making it to 80 by
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tuesday, only 72, 73 degrees by wednesday with a fairly good bit of drizzle first thing wednesday morning then a little bit of a bump in the numbers by thursday and into friday. another weather check coming up in just a few minutes. >> drizzle, wow, thank you mark. >> yeah. >> a mysterious flyer is causing concern at muni, what it suggests workers should do that could effect thousands of people trying to get to work. >> also just days after the u.s. combat mission ended in iraq american troops were involved in a gun beetle. we will tell you why. >> why holiday crowds present several problems for crews and police. >> ...berber carpet. it was a whole bowl of stew. nooo. why? i could have saved this one. i could have saved this one. ♪ call 1-800-steemer
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welcome back. 13 minutes after 5:00. in iraq american troops were drawn into a gun battle just days after the u.s. combat mission there were supposed to have ended. u.s. troops were called in to provide cover for iraqi soldiers when heavily armed attackers y tacked the base and fought their way inside before being killed. at least 12 people were killed, no u.s. troops were injured. in afghanistan an american member of the force has been killed in fighting in that country and marks the 5th death of u.s. troops in just the first few days of september.
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>> the california supreme court will hear arguments on whether the governor has the authority to make state employees take unpaid days off. now on wednesday three lawsuits by state employees will be considered. they claim the constitution does not give the governor the power to order furloughs. the governor, however, says it does, during a fiscal emergency. well, today jerry brown, the democratic candidate for governor, will make a labor day appearance in alameda, shifting his campaign into high gear. the campaign will start airing tv ads for the first time today and at 7:00 this morning brown's campaign says they will make a significant announcement on its website. brown begins this morning with an appearance in los angeles. by lunchtime he will be in sacramento then wind up his day at an event at mlk's shoreline park in alameda set for 4:00. brown's opponent, republican meg whitman, has
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been endorsed by the california chamber of commerce's board of directors, however in response the president of the university of california suspended his board membership and the chancellor of the state's community college system resigned from that board. the two men say they are against the chamber getting involved in a political contest. >> some muni passengers could find themselves strainedded at their bus stops next week. someone is circulating a flyer among muni operators. it drghts them to call in sick between september 14th and the 17th. it is unclear exactly who is behind this push for a sickout but the union says it has nothing to do with it. the wording of the flyer suggests it could have come from someone upset about management's plan to change sick leave and overtime policies. >> our time now 5:15. let's go back to sal. what is happening out there now, sal? >> still watching that problem in concord on treat boulevard near jones. concord police are on the scene of a car that ran into a pole. and unfortunately, when things are this light sometimes we get
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accidents where speeds are high. let's for out to the live pictures. i want to show you traffic moving along reel till well, here on 24 westbound driving to the tunnel. no major problems there. also the morning commute looks good on westbound bay bridge. should be light all day. it is still looking good into the city. this morning's drive is okay on the peninsula, 101 and 280 heading south. here is mark. >> good morning to you. we do have mostly clear skies across the entire bay area. not a pitch of fog to report at least that we know of. current numbers napa 47, still holding on to 60 at fairfield. santa rosa 50. a temperature later on today on track to reach 90 by this afternoon. because high pressure strengthens and we will have more of an offshore breeze and as a result continue with plenty of sunshine today and today easyel for your labor day of the upcoming week. you can see what happens beginning tomorrow. you will notice a change
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beginning tuesday and also into wednesday this cool weather system moves in from the north. temperatures easily dropping off to the 15 to 20 degrees for tomorrow and into wednesday and there is a good bet of drizzle first thing wednesday morning so we could have some wet roadways especially near the coast and near parts of the bay that. once again for wednesday morning. for right now we do have this. we have offshore winds in place as a result elevated fire danger for the north bay hills and east bay hills, gusts approaching 30 and low humidity levels around 15 pes, we do not av any red flag warnings in place but still somewhat of a concern especially with an offshore wind event. a mine or one. for today beautiful near the immediate coastline, primarily 70s, the 80s, that orange contour, the red contour reflects the 90s later on today towards santa rosa, fairfield, concord and livermore. we will break it down coast
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side at 8:00 this morning clear skies, more sunshine. that sea breeze will develop by mid to late afternoon and around the bay by 3:00 those readings 80s and by 3:00 temperatures on either side by 3:00 this afternoon. livermore 93, san jose 89, mountain view mid-80s at 85 disgs. here is a look ahead. your five-day-forecast and get ready to cool off for tuesday and also into wednesday as we thicken up the clouds especially for wednesday morning, a little bit of a bump in the numbers later in the period by thursday and friday but the bottom line just beautiful for your labor day. another forecast check coming up in a few minutes. >> european markets are open this morning and starting the day with modest gains following the ladies of investors in asia. overnight markets reacted to solid reports from the u.s. on
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friday. they are helping to ease worries bought a double dip recession, japan's climbed more than 2% with the hang seng adding 1.8%, here in the u.s. the markets are closed today for labor day but here is where we will start tomorrow. all of them posting -- or major market indices posting pretty good gains on friday. again they are closed today for labor day. a judge must still approve it but google has worked out a settlement in an invasion of privacy lawsuit. seven g-mail users filed the lawsuit claiming it violated their privacy when it exposed their contact list. if they win most of the settlement will for to proif ace organizations. two million bill go to lawyers. google says it did not violate privacy laws. >> the president travels taking
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with him several new proposals for boosting the struggling economy. sandra endo has this report. >> reporter: good morning, dave. he certainly is gearing up for a tough fight ahead in the fall as are the democrats, so the president is honing in on the subject that matters most to american voters. president obama's focus this labor day is on turning the economy around. this week he is laying out the problem and trying to offer solutions. >> for a decade middle class families felt the sting of sag nant incomes and declining economic security. companies were rewarded with tax breaks for creating jobs overseas. wall street firms turned huge profits by taking in some cases wreckless risks and cutting corners. all of this came at the expense of working americans. ultimately that house of cards collapsed. >> reporter: the president is
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in west conand ohio. both states have tough races and polls show americans are not happy with the way he is handling the economy. republicans say congress should vote on a spending cut package immediately. >> stimulus spending permanent bailouts and government takeovers and federal mandates have all failed our nation. americas employers are afra id for invest in an economy wracked with uncertainty over what washington's next set of rules regulations, mandates and tax hikes will look like. >> reporter: while congress is at a stalemate over which package of ideas which best jump start the economy. they say he was handed the problem. >> he inherited a banking economy or economy about to fall off the cliff. he inherited a recession. >> reporter: this economic news is troubling, last week the unemployment rate rose to 9.6% and that is not the direction the president and the democrats want to go as they head into
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the midterm elections. back to you. >> is it just a stunt? why no one knows for sure what craigslist means by censoring itself. >> also a bell has returned six years after it disappeared. where it was found and how it was traced back to its rightful owners. >> an uneasy quiet. we will find out how on the roads are this way. we actually have more serious issues. ♪[ music ] ♪ i thought it was over here... ♪
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♪[ music ] >> good monday morning. time now 5:24. labor day and temperatures are warming up for today. in fact today easily the warmest day of the entire week, in sausalito forecast highs in the lower 80s. >> thank you, mark. well foster city has its bell back. six years after it disappeared. theater members are thrilled but they are still trying to figure out who took the 300 pound antique bell and where it has been for six years. a construction worker found it at a salvage yard last week and connected it to the theater through an inscription on the bevel. business records for the yard are sketchy so from 2004 so the mystery to remain unsolved. everyone from law enforcement to media analysts trying to decipher the move by craigslist over the weekend to censor its adult services ads.
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on saturday the popular on-line site shut down its adult services link, covering it with the word censor but so far no one has explained the move. craigslist has been the target of a group of 17 state attorneys general who says it allows prostitutes to advertise and that it could encourage human trafficking. >> right now our focus really is on craigslist. we are taking it one step at a time. we want to verify and confirm that they are shutting down because our focus really is on law enforcement within our borders and victims within the reach of this country's law enforcement activities. >> the craigslist has previously fought efforts to shut down the adult services section and it is not known if the closure is permanent. >> 5:26. authorities are using dental records to try to identify human remains found at the bottom of a cliff right near the golden gate bridge. search crews on friday repelled
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600 feet down a cliff in the marin headlands to get to those remains, they were alerted after a kayaker saw a human skull. >> we don't know weather it was doesn'tal. it is precautionary for us to treat it as a crime scene. >> several bones were also found. investigators say that year to be those of an adult and been there a year. crews also found a fanny pack and a necklace. the authorities are analyzing all of that evidence and hoping to get a positive id on the remains. >> well, this morning the search continues for a missing woman in the east bay and this is no ordinary missing person's case. coming up what one local man is saying this morning bought the woman and the search. >> good morning. i am jade hernandez. a box no longer goes very far at a local san francisco mcdonalds.
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the 6th. i am dame clark. >> i am pam cook. too many is 5:30 for those you of getting out today what is it going to be like, mark? >> it is going to be beautiful. temperatures 70s for the beaches warmest locations 90s, the afternoon sea breeze will kick in 10 to 20 miles an hour, in a few minutes i will tell you when we are expecting the possibility of a few sprinkles at left a slight chance later in the period. i will have more on that in a few minutes sal now has an update on traffic. >> traffic looks good out that the maze no major problems here and this morning's commute looks good to the bridge. 5:31, back to dave and pam. >> concord police are looking for a missing woman would is in a wheelchair paralyzed from the chest down. ktvu channel 2 reporter claudine wong is in concord this morning with more on the story. good morning claudine. >> reporter: good morning, pam, yes, i just spoke to a local man who says he spent a lot of
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time in this park which is near the intersection of 242 and oliverra road, where the search has been focused, he says people here remember here, they say she is often in and around this park and he too is worried about her welfare this morning. he didn't want to go open camera but says he remembered the search going on yesterday. let's show you a picture of amanda sloane, 48 100 pounds in a wheelchair and paralyzed from the waist down, police say she called 911 yesterday about 130 in the afternoon from the area of oliverra road and highway 242, which is where we are this morning. now sloane apparently told the chp she had fallen off her wheelchair and was having chest pains so they transferred her call to the fire department and they went in search of her. but that search came up empty. authorities tracked her cell phone call to make sure of the location and it went to bought this same area. so concerned for her welfare, they started a search. they actually set up a command post last night with 30
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volunteers searching the area in and around oliverra road and highway 242. this area is most residential but there is a park around here with trails. they had the helicopter up. certainly at this point what they want to do is just make sure she is okay. they are not sure what happened to her after she made that call for help and so what they want to do is have anyone who has seen her, knows where she might be to certainly give them a call. live in concord, claudine wong, ktvu police. >> police are search for a man who shot and killed a man. we don't know the victim's name yet. police describe the suspect as a young african american man in his 20th wearing a white shirt and jeans. he was seen getting into a white or silver compact car. this by the way is vallejo's 11th homicide of the year.
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in the park a suspected drunk driver is in jail this morning accused of crashing into a police vehicle. this happened yesterday when the driver, 27-year-old joshua hicks, skidded cross the intersection and crashed headon into a police suv. hicks then tried to drive away but he didn't get away and he was arrested. the officer was inside that uv was treated for injuries on his shoulder, arm and his back. >> some homeless people in san francisco say the move by a mcdonald's is to get rid of its -- to get rid of its dollar menu is leaving them hungry. jade hernandez joins us now from san francisco with more on the story. jade. >> reporter: good morning. a buck in your pocket can many dinner at a dollar menu at any local participating mcdonald's but at one specific san francisco mcdonald's here in haite ashbury a dollar can no longer get you a burger or fries. we are live in the
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neighborhood. the san francisco chronicle reports this morning the franchise owner of this particular mcdonalds in this neighborhood took away the dollar menu about a month ago. homeless people in the area are upset, saying the menu was pulled to get them to go elsewhere. this particular mcdonalds has had problems though with the homeless. so management has locked bathroom doors and called police in the past. in addition to the mayor and several merchants are pushing a november ballot measure which would ban sitting or lying on sidewalks. the article states the franchise owner disagrees, saying she doesn't offer it anymore based on a number of factors none of which have anything to do with the homeless. a marketing director quoted in that same article says those factors can include customer demand and consumer price index. all of this comes down to nearly 2 quarters, the items on the dollar menu have only
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reason 49 cents but for those pinching pennies, they say it is the difference between dinner and going hungry. back to you. >> 5:35. a special ceremony today by the martinez police department will honor an officer killed in the line off duty. two years ago officer paul starzic was shot and killed when he responded to a domestic disturbance call. well, in just a couple of hours from now a flag raising ceremony in his memory will begin right in front of city hall. fellow police officers will talk about his legacy and followed by a moment of silence. >> more and more farmers in sonoma county are taking advantage of open space deals to save their land. under the deal the county gives money to farmers to keep them from selling their land to developers for future projects. money for the farmland preservation comes from a quarter cent sales tax approved by voters 20 years ago and reauthorized in 2006, so far it
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has helped conserve 83 thousand acres of farmland. well, this is a final day of the chp's annual labor day holiday crack down on the drunk driver, so far drunk driving arrests are up statewide. the chp has arrested 990 people since friday night, nearly 70 more than last year. here in the bay area they have maded 167 arrests, up slightly from last year. the crack down continues until midnight tonight. >> i was going to ask, sal you are not giving them the day off today, are you? >> no, unfortunately -- [overlapping speakers] [ inaudible ] >> -- normally drive the desk are back behind the crone victoria, so -- [overlapping speakers] [ inaudible ] >> -- for people and one of the reasons that things are so dangerous on this holiday weekend is the roads are wide open and people tend to speed quite frankly. this is -- [ inaudible ] >> -- easy out there we have
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much more serious crashes when they do happen because speeds are up. let's go out and take a look at what we have on 80 westbound. it is pretty good out to the macarthur maze, no major problems. it is not a typical commute day but just take it easy out there. san francisco 101 approaching the 80 split. another thing that is strange is that on these long holiday weekends people-some people tonight to lose track of time and they are out partying at weird hours so if you are going to work you might see people leaving a bar or partying or something like that so be aware of them. the traffic is moving well on 101, 92 and 280. here is mark. >> hi there, sal. good morning to you. once the sun does come up it will be a beautiful day. in fact today easily the warmest of this week but plenty of sunshine, temperatures 70s for the beaches, warmest locations on track to reach low to mid 90s. with this pattern in place the
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offshore wind pattern, fire danger on the increase, not too extreme but still elevated but no red flag warnings in place. for the coast just beautiful for today as you can see with mostly clear skies, a fog free forecast. here we go for the beaches, showing you ocean beach, temperatures mainly in the 70s later on today. that water temperature in the 50s at 56 degrees. enjoy today because we are expecting a significant cool down beginning late tonight into tuesday and also into wednesday. but for today high pressure in command of our weather, that offshore flow in place. you see what happens though beginning tomorrow, lingering into wednesday, the big drop off in those readings with this weather system from the north. this will bring in clouds and a fairly good bit of dries eliminate first thing wind morning, even the slight chance of sprinkles so maybe wet roadways first thing wednesday morning. we can tell you with 100% confidence it will be significantly cooler by midweek. here is our rainfall forecast model. of course not a cloud out there, no rain drops to show
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you for today. same deal on tuesday although tomorrow the cool down begins. look what happens on wednesday though, wednesday morning jack tift showing up. this could change but something we will be watching over the next couple of days as we do head into at least approach the midweek forecast. temperatures warming up steadily. by 4:00 sunshine temperatures 70s to the 90s. san francisco 82 degrees, vallejo 88, antioch mid-90s at 95, san jose 89 and morgan hill right around 94 degrees. here is a look ahead. your five-day-forecast temperatures really cool off for your tuesday, warmest locations only right around 80 then by wednesday we are just talking about some low 70s. a little bit of a recovery in those numbers by thursday and also into friday but enjoy today with the warmer temperatures. >> all right, we will. thank you, mark. 5:40 is the time. the largest chunk of ice in north america has moved 17 miles in the last month. we will tell you why that could be a problem unless something
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stops it soon. >> also california police concerns about pot could increase after election day, the big problem that could be right down the road. >> good morning. looks like there is something in the lanes here on 680 northbound as you come up from the south bay up to pleasanton. we will tell you what it is and how it is likely to impact us. ♪ [ music ]
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good monday morning, time now 5:43. labor day plenty of sunshine i fremont and temperatures warming up. by 3:00 a forecast high of 87 degrees. >> -- welcome back, good morning to you. here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you right now at 5:43. last night frien and family members gathered in hercules,
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they remembered the four victims of that deadly wam page out there. there was one candle lit for the man police say is responsible for that rampage, if ran valid rampage. today the president will make an addressch he [ inaudible ] dress. craigslist shut down its adult section. no one is talking about what it means or if it is a permanent shut down of that section. >> thousands of people are evacuating this homes in southern mexico due to heavy rain and flooding. several rivers flooded
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communities in vera cruz and tabasco. there is also concern about people who don't want to evacuate to protect their homes and possessions from robbers. in guatemala hope is fading for dozens of people buried in a landslide. the mud crashed down on a huge crowd as they tried to dig out two pickup trucks and a bus buried by an earlier landslide. there have been at least 15 landslides in the past two days from weeks of heavy rain. the death toll is now at 38 but there is fear it will go much higher. >> 5:45. the largest chunk of ice in north america is moving. this iceberg is almost twice the size of the city of san francisco. look at these pictures. it brokeoff a glacier in greenland a month ago and is now floating toward the arctic straits and if it gets out of there it could become a hazard
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to ships in north atlantic ocean but it hit an island which slowed it and may break it up and eliminate that potential problem. in november voters will decide whether to make california the first state in the country to legalize marijuana and police agencies are concerned it could place a big burden on the police. officers would have to determine if someone using marijuana is too high to drive. unlike alcohol there is no breath test for marijuana's active ingredients and saliva tests used in other parts of the world have faced serious legal challenges. >> two dead animals are ray raising concerns about west nile virus. they tested positive last month. the raven was found in portola valley, the squirrel in redwood city. vector control is advising people to report dead birds and squirrels to officials. west nile is usually spread
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through bites from in infected mosquitoes. this holiday weekend take a look the zoo is celebrating the hatching of three florida ming 0 chicks they are on display. and while the chicks are still gray and white their parents are in the pink so anyone wearing a visible article of pink clothing wit gel one dollar off general admission today. for other events happening in the bay area today on labor day go to a full list of the day's activities and click there knee top of the page. >> you like the animals don't you. >> yeah, the babies, especially. >> yeah, i know. let's go to sal now. what is happening sal. >> lane closures on 680 northbound at the sunol grade. apparently they are doing road work there. maybe they are doing some repavement. you will be narrowed down to just two lanes on 680 northbound, so just take it easy, chp is also there to make
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sure everything is orderly. southbound 680 is not effected. this is a look at highway 4 westbound. looks pretty good up to the willow pass grade. not a typical commute day. this morning's drive is okay on westbound 24 as you drive up to the tunnel. now, here is mark tamayo. >> hi there, sal. good morning to you. we do have mostly clear skies over most of the bay area this monday morning for your labor day and most of the region in the 50s, napa 47, fairfield at 60. oakland in the 50s at last check 56 degrees. we do have this with an increase in the offshore flow we do have an increase in the fire danger, not too extreme where we have a red flag warning but a concern today with offshore winds gusting to 30 miles an hour and the higher the rain for the north bay and also the east bay and the low humidity levels we will continue to keep an eye on this
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for at least the next 24 hours. fog developing around monterrey bay but for most of the region mostly clear skies this morning at 8:00. by 3:00 more sunshine and the breeze develops and this is the first sign that we will be cooling off with us a head into tuesday and also into wednesday there is a major cool down on the way. plenty of sunshine, readings back up into the 80s, inland spots quite a few 90s right around 92 to knife degrees by 3:00 this afternoon. here is a look at the numbers santa rosa 91, san rafael 89, antioch mid-90s, oakland tops out 94, san jose 89 degrees and san mateo 84 this afternoon. here is a look ahead, your five- day-forecast and get ready for a significant dropoff on those reads on the orders of 10 to 15 degrees by tuesday as we loose the fog and even more on wednesday even the possibility of drizzle first thing
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wednesday morning and a bump in the numbers for thursday and friday but a beautiful labor day across the entire bay area. another forecast check just minutes away. >> this morning the association announced prius held on to its title. it has held it for 16 months. the owned da ranked second. there are several reports that former ceo mark herd has been talked into joining the team. sources say he will not become the chief executive, a title which larry ellison has held since 1977. he is close with him and called his dismissal one of the worst personnel decisions hp has ever made. he was forced out after being accused of sexual harassment. >> george clowny is number 1 at the ox office again.
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he starts -- stars in the drama the measure, which sold almost 13 million dollars worth of tickets. it pushed takers into second place. machete, the last exorism and going the distance finish off the top 5. >> all right roaming in. fishermen on this labor day, we will tell you the bait is dangling today just to get you to fish in california's waters. >> plus eating like there is no tomorrow but is that enough to become the new champ of the weany? ?
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welcome back. some controversial ads by a fun rights group has the san francisco transit agency reviewing its policy. the posters have been showing up on the trains, buses and shelters. they show a woman armed with a shotgun with the text reading a violent criminal is breaking through your front door, can you afford to be unarmed? the transit agency bans ads that promote guns put a recent supreme court ruling that struck down a gun ban in chicago it may now have to change its policy. a record breaking crowrd at this yeah ear burring manifesttively in nevada. more than 50,000 people attended the annual event over the weekend. that is up 20% from last year. the festival celebrates art, music and performance. the event ended last night with
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the burning of a 40 foot instruct churr of a man, which is the symbol of the festival. >> time now 5:54. eating contest champion joey chet nut was defeated over the weekend in a chicken wing eating contest by a 100 pound woman. [ cheers ] >> they went at it but joey chet nut came in second place in the event in buffalo, new york. he was defeated bison athomas, she calls herself the black widow because she always frequently beats her mail competitor in eating competitions. by the way she eat 181 chicken wings in 12 minutes. venders at the san francisco ferry building are not working in harmony with the street musicians they have been cracking down on where where you situations can play during saturday farmer's markets some of them have complained they
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are too loud and actually driving away customers. building managers have been asking the musicians to relocate. those performers say the crack down is effecting the amount of money they make in tips. >> well, a public art project in san jose will continue despite being the tar guest of vandals. ♪ [ music ] >> 20 decorated pianos have been placed across the city as part of the street pianos project. even though the taggers have defaced several of them organizers say the exhibit will continue through september 22nd. the artist behind it says the tagging allows the people make the pianos their own part of the community. today is a god day to go fishing for people who don't want to buy a fishing license. labor day is one of two free fishing days a year in california. state fish and game officials are inviting people to check out the sport without a license. also a good day for gang ors to introduce it to a friend or
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relative. all fishing regulations remain in effect such as bag and size limits gear restrictions and report card reqirpts for some kinds of fish. >> interesting. all right. say sal i am just fishing anything happens on the roads now. >> clever, cleaver. >> -- clever -- >> -- which is good, it is labor day and some -- most people do have the day off. not everyone but most. let's go out and take a look at 280 driving through san jose with no major problems also their morning is looking good on 680 except for that construction project on north bound 680 traffic is light but at least one lane is closed hadding north. this morning's commute on westbound bay bridge is light. now back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. coming up on 6:00. no day off this labor day in the search of a landfill in hopes of finding a missing man, like a needle in a haystack investigators and volunteers hope that something in here will lead to a man believed to
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